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Exposing the gap

Exposing the gap

23 May 2019

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

Why fewer women than men become partners

Why fewer women than men become partners

23 May 2019

Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.

Leading Lights

Leading Lights

25 January 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Leading Lights

21 December 2017

Here we list 56 “Leading Lights”: law firms who responded to our survey and whose pro bono efforts during 2016 stood out

Leading lights

Leading lights

05 December 2016

Here we celebrate 55 “Leading Lights”: law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture 

The pursuit of happiness

The pursuit of happiness

09 November 2016

Across the region, associates are reporting higher levels of satisfaction than perhaps ever before. Joe Rowley finds out why

Leading lights

09 January 2014

As last year, we have selected 50 Leading Lights from our survey respondents, celebrating law firms whose efforts towards pro bono during 2012 stood out. The list consists of firms that we feel deserve to be put in the spotlight thanks to their contribution to the development of a pro bono culture in Latin America

Women in law: Taking action

20 November 2013

How to increase your talent pool by half

Inspiring women in law

20 November 2013

Any aspiring female lawyer looking for role models need look no further than here, where we profile some of the most inspirational women in the Latin American legal profession today. We encourage readers to consult the methodology used to compile these lists below.